Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2656-1 hivex -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 May 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 988024.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3504.
More information:

Jemery Galindo discovered an out-of-bounds memory access in Hivex, a library to parse Windows Registry hive files.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.13-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your hivex packages.

For the detailed security status of hivex please refer to its security tracker page at:

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